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" To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left... "
Hoekzema's Gleanings from English Poetry - Side 152
af David Hoekzema - 1893 - 334 sider
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Letters from Italy

J. T. Headley - 1848 - 224 sider
...says : " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar ; for 'twas trod Until its very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold...marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God." I regard the " Prisoner of Chillon" one of the most beautiful pieces Byron ever wrote. It has all his...
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The Select Poetical Works

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1848 - 406 sider
...consigned — To fetters and the damp vault's dayless gloom, | Their country conquers with their martrydom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon...is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 't was trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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Holidays Abroad: Or, Europe from the West, Bind 2

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1849
...it, concluding thus: Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar ; for 't was trod Until his very steps have left a trace, Worn,...marks efface, For they appeal from tyranny to God. The sonnet is not very remarkable for vigor or originality, but it is redeemed by the concluding line....
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The Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal Reform ...

1849
...their martyrdom. And freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillón ' thy prison is a holy pfacc, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod. Until...have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were о sod, By Bonnivnrd ! Мну none those marks efface ARTICLE LXXIII. William Smith O'Brien. IRELAND....
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The Ladies' Repository, Bind 12

1852
...And tby tad floor an altar; for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace, Worn, as if the cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard! May none those...marks efface! For they appeal from tyranny to God." This dungeon had its one captive; and the image of Buffering it presented stood out definitely before...
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Art and Nature Under an Italian Sky

Margaret Juliana Maria Dunbar - 1853 - 294 sider
...Three steps were all that he could take, and this living death was inflicted by his fellow-men ! " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...Until his very steps have left a trace, Worn, as if the cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard ! May none those marks efface, For they appeal from tyranny...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 1071 sider
...Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillón ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar—...marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God. MY hair is gray, but not with years, Nor grew it white In a single night,* As men's have grown from...
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Memories Over the Water: Or, Stray Thoughts on a Long Stroll

Henry Maney - 1854 - 329 sider
...our guide for the day. But Byron has more prettily spoken of this spot than we may possibly speak : " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...Until his very steps have left a trace, Worn as if the cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard ! May none those marks efface, For they appeal from tyranny...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

1854 - 430 sider
...thy sons to fetters are consigned, — To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their cauntry conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame...a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar, — for 't was trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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The Alps, Switzerland, and the North of Italy

Charles Williams - 1854 - 633 sider
...In allusion to these circumstances it was that Byron says, in one of hia sonnets, — " Chillón ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar;...'twas trod Until his very steps have left a trace, Won), as if the cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard! May none those marks efface! For they appeal...
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